Category Archives: pets

Never a Dull Moment

Today I headed to the basement to begin organizing the Christmas stash, maybe even wrap a few things.  Christmas is my favorite time of year, and in order to enjoy it fully, I’ve learned to spread the work out rather … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Today I didn’t really feel like working, but ended up getting some things done anyway.  One of the tasks I hadn’t planned on was organizing supplies in the bathroom cabinets.  This doesn’t happen often as my arthritic knee makes it … Continue reading

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More Progress!

This week I finished the scrap blanket for DD and then made curtains for DH’s office and three travel pillow cases.  (We like our pillows.)  The curtains and pillow cases all came from an old flat sheet which lost it’s … Continue reading

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My Crazy Cat

I think the humane society made a mistake.  We thought we were adopting a kitten, but maybe we brought home a puppy in disguise.  Kidding – of course we have a cat, but she doesn’t always act like one. A … Continue reading

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These Cats of Ours

We adopted sister kittens about two months ago.  Things have been a bit different since they’ve come into our home.  Our previous cats were adopted way back in 2001, so it’s been a while since we lived with kittens. Our … Continue reading

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Teenagers and a Tired Mom

Our kittens have arrived at the stinker stage (kitten teen years) in which I am being awakened in the wee hours of the morning being bitten by a cat trying to play.  Then the other one is climbing curtains and … Continue reading

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Time Marches On

It’s August and my oldest heads back to school in a little less than three weeks.  She’s going back early due to her job (which earns room and board!!!)  DD1 can’t wait to see her friends again and is even … Continue reading

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Zoom

Last weekend DH and I paid a visit to our local animal shelter.  I had been there with the kids, but this was his first time since we adopted our last cats seventeen years ago.  Needless to say, we feel … Continue reading

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Enough Vacation Already

I’ve decided that two weeks is just too much vacation for me.  I was ready to come home around day eight.  Maybe it’s because I’m older and appreciate home more.  For whatever reason, I don’t want to be away from … Continue reading

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A Ten Pound Hole

That’s what was left when our cat died.  Sixteen and a half years ago, we adopted two sister kittens from our local shelter.  Last November we euthanized one of them, and even though we knew it was the right thing … Continue reading

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